The staff of the North Pacific Fishery Management Council has released a new report titled "Five-Year Review of the Crab Rationalization Management Program for Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Crab Fisheries."
Find the document plus a couple of important appendices on the council's website.
One appendix is a "social impact assessment" of crab rationalization, while the other analyzes the "safety performance" of the program.
Altogether, we have nearly 600 pages of reading here. The perfect pastime for a long Thanksgiving weekend!
Dutch Harbor report
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